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Notre Dame and University of Wyoming scientists genetically engineer silkworms to produce artificial spider silk

September 29, 2010

A research and development effort by the University of Notre Dame, the University of Wyoming, and Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. has succeeded in producing transgenic silkworms capable of spinning artificial spider silks ...

A Finding on Malaria Comes From Humble Origins

September 27, 2010

It has taken 10 years for Dr. Beatrice H. Hahn to build the world’s most comprehensive treasury of great ape dung samples. And now it has yielded an unexpected gem: The most dangerous form of malaria originated in gorillas, not chimps, as had long been believed ...